U of U Students





The Dive Shop has teamed with the University of Utah Department of Kinesiology to provide ESSF credit to students who complete Scuba instruction in Basic, Advanced, and Rescue certification.

Registration at both the U of U and The Dive Shop are necessary to obtain the credit; completing the form below is an important step. Students are encouraged to contact the University for additional requirements (see contact info below).


The Dive Shop features certification by Scuba Diving International (SDI)/Technical Diving International (TDI), the largest technical certification agency in the world. SDI is a primary member of the Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC); SDI certification cards are recognized throughout the world

Your tuition includes books, equipment rental for 4 class/pool sessions and for 4 Open Water dives. The only additional costs would be for transportation/food/lodging for the Open Water dives. Check our calendar below for a class date that fits your schedule – then fill in the form below the calendar and press “Submit”. This will notify the University and The Dive Shop of your interest. You will be contacted to complete the registration.

All students will be required to complete and sign our Liability Release and Medical forms in class the first night. Parents or guardians will be required to sign for students under the age of 18.

Open Water dives at usually done at Blue Lake (near Wendover) the last weekend of each month, and can also be done at the Crater (Midway, UT) by special arrangement with The Dive Shop.


University of Utah Point of Contact
Amber Hills-Martin
ESSF Program Manager
(801) 587-7684
Department of Kinesiology


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University of Utah Student Registration

For ESSF 1350 (Basic Scuba), select a primary/alternate class date starting "OW".

For ESSF 1351 (Advanced Scuba), select a primary class date starting "AOW"

For ESSF 1352 (Rescue Diver), select a primary class date starting "RD"

Divemaster classes (ESSF 1353) are scheduled as-needed. Provide preferences in the Comments block.

UofU Student Registration

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